Thousands of youth and adult volunteers from across the nation will participate in a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thirteen community cleanup and beautification projects will take place in Oakland where approximately 2,000 volunteers are anticipated.
Monday, January 18, 2016, 9 am to 12 noon, Rain or Shine! more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault that occurred Sunday, January 10, 2016 just after 1:30 AM in 2300 block of Broadway.
Investigators have released a second photo of the suspect, taken from video surveillance. more »
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day national holiday. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holidays or business closures. more »
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced that she is inviting Oakland residents to "crowdsource" the development of a visionary transit proposal in response to a $50M U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) “Smart City Challenge” grant application. more »
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault that occurred Sunday, January 10, 2016 just after 1:30 AM in 2300 block of Broadway.
Investigators have released this photo of the suspect, taken from video surveillance footage after the crimes were committed. more »
January 11, 2016
Oakland, CA – Homicide Section Lieutenant Roland Holmgren and Sergeant Leo Sanchez will be discussing the double homicide of Eduardo Childress and Larry Lovette that occurred on January 11, 2013, at 2:44PM in the 2300 block of East 17th Street. Investigators are requesting assistance from the media and the community regarding any information in this case. more »
Oakland, CA — On Thursday, January 7, 2016, the Oakland Police Department
and San Francisco Police Department arrested Cervando Sterling-Valdez, 22, of
San Francisco, in connection with the January 5, 2016 shooting that occurred in
the 1300 block of Broadway, injuring a bystander. more »
Oakland, CA — Today, January 8, 2016, at 10:00 AM, 33 members of the 173rd Oakland Police Basic Academy graduated at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. Celebratory cheers from family and friends rang out as Lieutenant Sekou Millington announced the names of our new officers and welcomed them to the ranks of the Oakland Police Department. more »
Oakland’s progress as a sustainable city according to the Three E’s of Economy, Environment and (social) Equity is fully presented in the 2014-15 Sustainable Oakland Report. It features inspiring achievements by a full range of City departments and community partners, including progress in pursuit of Energy & Climate Action Plan goals. The many stories speak to Oakland’s efforts to protect our community and enhancethe environment. The Report’s release is timely, with Mayor Schaaf just back from the UN Climate Negotiations, where she discussed the critical role of cities in effectively responding to climate change and resilience. For more information, contact email@example.com or call (510) 238-6954. more »